Think of it as an Airbnb for temporary spaces.

Appear Here, a British-based online marketplace for short-term retail space, has launched in the United States, with its initial expansion starting in New York City.

Two leading global real estate firms, Blackstone and Simon Property Group, along with Brookfield, one of the largest firms in New York, have signed up exclusively with Appear Here to list hundreds of spaces in the city’s most popular neighborhoods, such as Chelsea, West Village, SoHo, Nolita in Manhattan, and Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

Currently, over 80,000 brands worldwide use Appear Here to…